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Hippie Digest: Storm Thorgerson, RIP – Berkeley Hippies Attack… – Laos Hippies during Vietnam – ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ – Ours
Legendary album art designer Storm Thorgerson, RIP
Storm Thorgerson, whose album cover artwork includes Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, has died aged 69, the band’s management has confirmed.
A childhood friend of the founding members of the band, he became their designer-in-chief, fashioning a string of eye-catching creations.
Most-famously he designed the prism spreading a spectrum of colour across The Dark Side Of The Moon.
His credits also include albums by Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel and Muse.
His family released a statement saying he died peacefully on Thursday surrounded by family and friends.
“He had been ill for some time with cancer though he had made a remarkable recovery from his stroke in 2003,” it said.
“He is survived by his mother Vanji, his son Bill, his wife Barbie Antonis and her two children Adam and Georgia.” More…
Video: Homeless Berkeley Hippies Attack Stanley Roberts
A pair of dreadlock-sporting vagrants in Berkeley attacked noted KRON 4 reporter (and SFist favorite) Stanley Roberts this week while he was doing a segment outside Amoeba Music on Telegraph Avenue.
The journalist, best know for his “People Behaving Badly” news segments, was preparing a report on problematic panhandlers. He soon found himself on the receiving end of some bad behavior by said mendicants. More…
JM – Angel, your group LoveCry The Streetkids Organization has quite a presence on FaceBook. Can you tell our readers about it and your reason for starting it?
A – I have been directing LoveCry for 20 years now and when I first saw FaceBook I felt it would be a great way to keep in touch with all the kids for free, then it grew so we send out information to everyone we can regarding abuse, healing and love.
JM – Can you tell our readers more about yourself and your history as an activist?
A – I was raised in a small town, in an abusive family. I worked part time from the age of 12 and then at 17 I began to work full time. I have three kids and totally broke down in 1981 from there I went to the streets.
program date:Wed, 03/14/2012
Short Description:An interview about FBI surveillance.
program: Evening News Book content: 0 program date: Wed, 02/01/2012 Short Description: The Right To Dream Too Fines And Rally Visibility Site category: News & Public Affairs KBOO Station News Featured content: Display this node in featured content lists on home & landing pages. Right 2 Dream Too, the homeless rest shelter assembled near Chinatown during the early days of Occupy Portland, is beginning to face legal troubles. The shelter refused to pay a fine due today and organized a rally outside city hall. KBOO’s Zeke Harrington has more. 3:43 minutes (1.06 MB)
program: Evening News program date: Fri, 01/13/2012 Short Description: Portland Shelters Face More Cold Weather Portland is experiencing unusually cold weather and snow is forecast for the weekend. For an update on how homeless shelters are managing, KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with Brian Merrill of the Portland Rescue Mission. 2:05 minutes (1.9 MB)
program: Evening News program date: Wed, 11/09/2011 Short Description: Interviews from the Occupy Portland live stream Interviews from the Occupy Portland live stream (joined in progress). Subjects include the Occupy Bagdad event, moving foreward, progress with the fire marshall; Sparks and Radar talk about the website, committees, Eyropean finacaial issues and personal lessons of the occupation; Donna Cohen one her class "Tax Reform for Dummies," Nadine from the information booth who is studying the occupation for her urban studies class;Cameron Whitten on an Iraq Veterans Against the War/Veterans for Peace function, the molotov cocktail incident and the Terry Schrunk Plaza expansion; Elmire talks about Yellow Brick Road and homeless youth, the possibility of occupying a foreclosed building & other ideas to help expand and advance the movement and the homeless issue; support for the Occupy Io 113:19 minutes (103.75 MB)
August 8, 2010, Brook Holdycraft from the Toronto Mobilization network talks about the austerity cut back measures of the G20, increase in poverty and marginilation of the grouneedsps within the community and this is not a new trend, and need to protest and to continue protesting to create meaningful change. She also talks about other within the community to help create change, and a call for people for help and share resources around political change and the increase in prisons planned, when crime is less, and prisoner justice week..
Video shot and edited by Brandon Jourdan of Not An Alternative